Ahmed Patel

'Baseless': Teesta, Sreekumar deny charges of plotting against Gujarat government

Setalvad also denied tampering with the affidavit during her bail plea hearing at the Ahmedabad Sessions Court, which will resume hearings on July 20.

published on : 19th July 2022

2002 Gujarat riots: SIT's charges against Ahmed Patel manufactured, mischievous, says Congress

Jairam Ramesh was responding to the Gujarat police's SIT charge that Patel had financed activist Teesta Setalvad and hatched a conspiracy to dislodge the then CM Narendra Modi-led state government.

published on : 16th July 2022

Setalvad was part of conspiracy to dismiss BJP government in Gujarat, say police while opposing bail for her, also name Ahmed Patel

Setalvad has been arrested, along with former IPS officers R B Sreekumar and Sanjiv Bhatt, for allegedly fabricating evidence to frame innocent people in Gujarat riots cases.

published on : 15th July 2022

No encouragement from top brass, keeping my options open: Ahmed Patel's son hits out at Congress

The tweet, which comes ahead of Assembly polls in Gujarat later this year, sparked off the speculation that he could consider joining the Aam Aadmi Party.

published on : 5th April 2022

After Sharmistha, Ahmed Patel attacks Pranab Mukherjee for attending RSS event

Mukherjee will be speaking at the concluding function of RSS-organised "Tritiya Varsh Varg" on Thursday evening.

published on : 7th June 2018

Congress raps BJP over SC/ST Act judgment

The Congress on Wednesday accused the saffron party of pursuing the RSS agenda against reservations.

published on : 22nd March 2018

Mani Shankar Aiyar secretly met Pakistan High Commissioner, says PM Narendra Modi at Gujarat poll rally

The PM also raised questions over the alleged appeal by former director general of the Pakistan Army, Sardar Arshad Rafiq, that senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel be made Gujarat chief minister.

published on : 10th December 2017

Ahmed Patel attacks Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani for linking him to IS operative

Speaking at a meeting here, which was later addressed by Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, Ahmed Patel said, "We don't need lessons in nationalism from the BJP. They should look into themselves."

published on : 1st November 2017

ISIS case: Ahmed Patel writes to Rajnath Singh, demands impartial probe

In a letter to Home Minister, Ahmed Patel said the BJP was trying to malign his image by dragging his name in the case.

published on : 29th October 2017

Come clean on terror links, says BJP to Ahmed Patel's on alleged links with ISIS operative

A day after the Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani charged that a suspended ISIS operative used to work at a hospital where Congress strategist Ahmed Patel has been a trustee, the BJP sought to scale it up.

published on : 28th October 2017

Demand for Ahmed Patel's resignation from Rajya Sabha outrageous: Chidambaram

BJP has been demanding Patel's resignation over the issue that a suspected ISIS operative arrested recently used to work at a hospital where the senior Congress leader had been a trustee.

published on : 28th October 2017

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani links arrested Islamic State operatives with Congress' Ahmed Patel, demands resignation

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani alleged that a suspected ISIS operative arrested recently used to work at a hospital where Congress leader Ahmed Patel Patel had been a trustee earlier.

published on : 27th October 2017

Veteran leader Shankersinh Vaghela sees 'conspiracy' behind Ahmed Patel's win

Vaghela, who revolted against the Congress last month, claimed party leaders drew up the plan to ensure Patel's victory a day ahead of the voting on August 8.

published on : 10th August 2017

Congress expels eight MLAs in Gujarat, including Vaghela, for defying party whip in Rajya Sabha polls

The Congress on Wednesday expelled eight rebel MLAs, including former Chief Minister Shankersinh Vaghela, for six years for anti-party activities.

published on : 9th August 2017

In a first, NOTA to be available for Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections

Rajya Sabha elections do not take place by secret ballot as the voter has to show the marked ballot to the party's polling agent before putting it in the ballot box.

published on : 1st August 2017

Ahmed Patel's greed to win RS poll will sink Gujarat Congress: CM Vijay Rupani

According to Rupani, the Congress MLAs from Banaskantha and other flood affected regions should have stayed with the people in this difficult time.

published on : 30th July 2017